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-Pleasant winters
-Cultural diversity
-Low crime rate


-Summer heat
-Low educational attainment

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El Centro is a dry, dusty, agricultural center in the vast Imperial Valley, which is irrigated by the Colorado River. Although the name in Spanish translates to “the center,” El Centro isn’t in the center of very much except for several hundred square miles of flat irrigated agricultural land and surrounding desert. The city is 115 miles east of San Diego and only 12 miles north of the Mexican border.


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City: El Centro
Zip Codes: 92243
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: –45 ft above sea level

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    The unemployment rate in El Centro is 22.10 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. El Centro jobs have Increased by 0.26 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, El Centro's cost of living is 0.20% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare El Centro's Cost of Living
    El Centro's population is 43,956 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 40.06 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in El Centro is $181,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -24.35%. Check out the homes in the area.
    El Centro public schools spend $7,158 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 25.8 students per teacher in El Centro. Learn more...

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